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He was digging for bird-lime fertilizer... when he struck something underground

Sixty-eight years ago a Bedouin villager named Mohammed Ali discovered something that would impact human beings for generations to come.

In the introduction to Thich Nhat Hanh’s book, Living Buddha, Living Christ, it reads: “He was digging for bird-lime fertilizer under a cliff near the town of Nag Hammadi, in Upper Egypt, when he struck something underground. 308 more words


Upper Egypt: 5 Things to See & Do

Southern Egypt is called Upper Egypt because it’s upriver from northern (Lower) Egypt. The Nile is one of the rare rivers that flows northward, from central Africa to the Mediterranean Sea. 347 more words


From Bani Sweif with Mobile Phone Camera.

Manager : Hosni ,you have to go ‘Bani Swif’ to visit our factories ,there.

Me : Okay ,Boss! .. (to myself : I have to charge my phone!) 474 more words


Photo Story

I have been taken this photo while my journey to Aswan City ,March 2013, in Upper Egypt ,where its located 14 hours by train far from the capital Cairo. 75 more words


Dualism in Egypt

Dualism is a feature of many societies, a characteristic that has influenced the political, religious, economic and social systems of many civilizations. There have been civilizations whom adopted dualism in their political system. 950 more words


Friday Prayers for Egypt: Beheadings


After a few days the spirit risks becoming calloused. One more tragedy amid a litany of offense. But the beheading of 21 Egyptian Christians in Libya might strike a nerve that runs deeper. 363 more words


Christmas Break 2014 Part 1 - Nile Cruise

Christmas Break this year brought me three full weeks of time off from my students.  What to do with this time off? If you are a teacher you know exactly how I feel and if you are not a teacher then I’m sure you are hating on me right now.  1,660 more words